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Security Industry Association Announces 2018 Legislator of the Year and Statesman Award Winners

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Sens. Orrin Hatch, John Thune and Gary Peters, Reps. Dan Donovan and John Rutherford and Security Industry Veteran Rob Reiter Will Be Honored at SIA GovSummit SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the recipients of its Legislator of the Year and Statesman Awards for 2018. The awardees will be honored…

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School Security Resources from Security Industry Association
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How SIA Works to Enhance School Security

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[The following blog post, originally published Feb. 21, 2018, has been updated following the May 2018 shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.] Approximately 50 million students attend 100,000 public schools in the United States. These schools are where young minds are sharpened and tomorrow’s leaders are forged, and the Security Industry Association (SIA)…

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SIA testifies before Congress
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Weighing the Effectiveness of Homeland Security Science and Technology

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SIA’s Jake Parker testified before a panel of the House Homeland Security Committee on Nov, 7, 2017. Collaboration is strong between the security industry and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate but the industry harbors some concerns about the future of specific programs and their effectiveness, testified Jake Parker, Director…

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Making the Case for Participation in DHS Research Programs

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) enjoys a strong and productive relationship with the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which fosters innovation in the private sector, SIA Director of Government Relations Jake Parker will tell Congress on Tuesday. Speaking for nearly 800 private sector companies, Parker will share SIA…

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SIA Director of Government Relations Jake Parker to Testify Before Congress

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Parker to discuss collaboration between security industry and the Department of Homeland Security research wing. Silver Spring, Md. —Jake Parker, director of government relations at the Security Industry Association (SIA), will testify before the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications, chaired by Rep. Dan Donovan, R-N.Y., on Tuesday, Nov. 7…

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